2013 Archives

writing a book: step one

Drinking: All the Diet Coke Listening: Jedi Mind Tricks Doing: Procrastinating I don’t know how I got any papers finished in college. I haven’t had assigned writing since then (except for some guest posts here and there, which are easy to do once in a while) and now that I’m working on a book it’s…

Sometimes I still don’t know what to wear

Today I need to drop off Alice at pre-school after a week of spring break, deposit some checks, pick up a copy of my six-month plan from the office for some motivation, and then I’m embarking on the drive to Kansas City for Silicon Prairie News’s first annual Big Kansas City conference. After enjoying four…

Vintage Fashion Heaven: The Douglas County Historical Society fashion show!

On Saturday morning, I enjoyed the honor of modeling in the Douglas County Historical Society’s annual vintage fashion show. Featuring eveningwear from the 1890s-1970s, the curators chose pieces that exemplified the trends of each era and showed how fashion represented the advances for women and personal freedom of each decade. The pieces came from the…

Not a Bad Gig: Outfit photos at the office

We just got a whole bunch of these polka-dot dresses with both halter and regular straps in at Hello Holiday, and they’re making me re-think my shift dress uniform (it’s day 201 for that, by the way). Now that I am in the retail business, the spring clothes arriving is the biggest signifier of the…

Alice in Legoland

Playing Legos with Grandpa and Dad. They ended up making a tower together that was taller than she is!